In 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a specific patent on gene testing for an isolated strand of DNA, which is thought to be linked to hereditary breast cancer. The invalidation of the patent, held by Myriad Genetics, meant that the company no longer had a monopoly on this method of cancer detection, and the […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Cherry blossoms, cotton candy and girls in frilly lace dresses are just some of the many possibilities that might come to mind when one thinks of the color pink. From the palest shades of amaranth to the more vibrant fuchsia and magenta, since the later half of the 20th […]

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By Kimberly Clark, Science Tuesday Editor Speaking on behalf of the female proportion of the population, I would like to say that bras are a necessary evil. They are not the most comfortable contraptions made for women, but they could be a lot worse. (How about those five inch heels, ladies?) And at the end […]

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[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ne8twLe5bPQ] The Daily Free Now asked Boston University students their thoughts on breast cancer in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month and the inaugural Breast Cancer Awareness week at BU, organized by sorority Gamma Phi Beta and fraternity Kappa Sigma. The Greeks are closing out the week with a kickball tournament at Nickerson Field on […]

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